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Clam Digger Inn

511 Salter Path Road, PO Box 846, Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
Clam Digger Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay about 200 nights a year in hotels and this, by far, was the worst experience that I ever had. We checked in at about 3am. We had been delayed by work and traffic. The night auditor was the best person that I came in contact with the entire stay. He got us our keys quickly and we went... More 

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Greenville NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not for you if you want luxurious accommodations. If you want a clean, reasonably priced room with nice staff and easy beac accesss, then this is the place to go. Every room has a balcony overlooking the ocean. On site restaurant is very good.

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Washington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was me and my fiance's first vacation together. Everything was clean and nice. Yes, the bathrooms were a little small but it wasn't a problem at all. Pool was open. cable didn't work for one night but that was ok we just rented a redbox dvd. We were too shy to say anything.

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Gastonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the pool was closed upon our arrival. I immediately asked for a discount. Since there was an abundance of "sharks" and the ocean seemed to be off limits, a discount sounded reasonable. "Dora" agreed and we received 2 nights discount. The pool did open the 3rd day of our stay. It looked very "cloudy" so we didn't... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My two sisters and I took a sister's vacation over the July 4th holiday, this is my 4th trip to the Clam Digger Hotel in the past 5 years. The staff was wonderful, we were able to check in upon early arrival. The hotel is older, but has that feel of the Mom and Pop hotels of the 50's. All... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From online research, the Clamdigger looked like a pretty standard beach hotel. But this inn has two "secret weapons" - the most beautiful & quiet beach I've ever been to & the most friendly staff I've ever met! Very relaxing vacation, although too short (because of my work). Will definitely return!

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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We have a business meeting for a week twice a year in the area and we always stay here. All rooms are beach front and pool facing. Small mom and pop type restaurant and a lounge. Independently owned and operated. Very friendly folks and always a pleasure to stay and dine there. Look forward to April's and October's. Near State... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I stayed here with my family, and we had a great time! The view of the beach was lovely, and the price seemed very fair. The pool was closed, but we were told that when we went to book the room. The room was comfortable and clean, and the staff was friendly. They do charge per day to use the... More 

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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Despite the recent so-so reviews, we sill immensely enjoyed our stay. The rates are good, the food was excellent, the staff we interacted with were friendly and courteous and since we went for the oceanfront room, we were happy. Because of it's location, the beach is never crowded with foot traffic and the rates compare with other local motels. (They'e... More 

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Austinville, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

First of all, I would like to commend whomever posted about the pools not being open. This prompted me to call the hotel directly and was told that they had a fire like most have stated in February, and that they have done everything to fix the problem but the Health Dept would not come to sign off and approve... More 

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